The Skincare Benefits of Tomatoes

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Tomato, tomahto, no matter how you say it, it refers to the same tasty, healthy, and versatile fruit. Given the nickname “love apples” in the 16th century because the French believed they had aphrodisiac powers, tomatoes offer a wide range of benefits, including lowering the risk of cancer, maintaining strong bones, improving vision, and so much more. In addition, tomatoes are chock-full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that have proven to be highly beneficial to the skin. From treating acne and tightening pores to providing anti-aging benefits and cooling the skin after sun exposure, tomatoes are a great addition to skincare products and treatments. “Tomatoes are so abundant with skin-beneficial vitamins, minerals, and acids,” says Victoria Tabak, president of Nature Pure Labs. “They essentially are topical nutrition food for your skin."

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